Audiospheres

25 Aug 2011 | Ferdiansyah Thajib - Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Tommy The Audioman

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Audio is recorded with Rode  NTG2 microphone,  Fostex Le recorder, and Premix sound device. Taken in-between 3-4pm, 23 August 2012 in Ledok Timoho, Yogyakarta, during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadhan. Social activities are typically slower than usual during this time of year.

 

Audible Legend:

soundcloud.com/plainvomit/prelude-1

Upon arrival, Tommy (the audio man) and I went to the most empty spot at the southern part (no 1. on map)

soundcloud.com/plainvomit/procession1

We walked through the settler compound to the other end of the wasteland (no.2, blue line on map)

soundcloud.com/plainvomit/interlude

We were at the northern perimeter of the wasteland, on top of the abandoned bridge (no.3 on map)

soundcloud.com/plainvomit/procession2

We headed to the other way  across the compound  (no. 4, broken lines on map)

soundcloud.com/plainvomit/recession

This is the last spot where we recorded, at the access alley adjacent to the traffic road (no. 5 on map)

 

An unexhaustive list of locational sounds:

-          Streaming river

-          Wind and trees bristling

-          Beetles chirping

-          Birds twittering

-          Chicken clucking

-          Dogs barking

-          Goats bleating

-          Competing sounds of muezzin calling for afternoon praying time

-          Talking radio announcer

-          Javanese song on radio

-          Western rock music on radio

-          Construction hammering

-          Adults male and female talking

-          Adults male and female asking: What are you looking for?

-          Adult male washing a matras in the river

-          Motorbikes passing

-          Food hawker on motorbike honking horn

-          Adult male coughing and spitting

-          Children talking

-          Children shouting

-          A group of children mocking at one of its youngest member

-          A male child crying after mocked by a group of children

-          Airplanes lowering over before landing

-          Traffic noise

 

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